The U.S. Senate passed a far-reaching climate, energy and health care bill on Aug. 7, 2022, that invests an unprecedented US$370 billion in energy and climate programs over the next 10 years – including incentives to expand renewable energy and electric vehicles.The climate bill could short-circuitEV tax credits, making qualifying for them nearly impossible
GM statement: “The agreement for the reimbursement program does contain language that waives claims against GM and identifies existing litigation. This is a common practice when it comes to programs like this. It does not waive claims involving any potential recalls in the future.”
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Workers have responded with an outpouring of sympathy, horror and growing indignation to the horrific workplace death last week of Steven Dierkes at Caterpillar’s Mapleton foundry in central Illinois. On June 2, Steven, 39, was working near a crucible with molten metal when he fell in, instantly killing him, the Peoria County coroner reported.Horrific death at Caterpillar Mapleton foundry evokes outpouring of shock and anger among workers
In recent years NATO – essentially the USA and Western Europe – has bared its fascist roots through multiple interventions across four continents.NATO’s fascist history
Mineral riches bring great power rivalry and resource wars to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The United States was and is at the center of violence and exploitation, even as it accuses China of wrongdoing in the region.Backed by AFRICOM, Corporations Plunder DR Congo for “Climate-Friendly” Materials and Blame China